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Garcia, Angela Cora. 2016. Air traffic communications in routine and emergency contexts: A case study of Flight 1549 ‘miracle on the Hudson’. Journal of Pragmatics 106 : 51–71.
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This study demonstrates that throughout a crisis situation, the US Air Traffic Control Communications (ATCO) and the pilot of Flight 1549 changed over from a routinized (scripted) to a conversational type of interaction, and now and then to a ‘hybrid’ format which united components of regular ATC talk with sections of a normal conversational exchange system.